Frozen Crescent Rolls Recipe
- 2 cups warm milk (110° to 115°)
- 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 6 eggs, beaten
- 9 cups all-purpose flour, divided
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1. In a bowl, combine milk and yeast; stir until dissolved. In large bowl, cream the sugar, shortening and salt. Add eggs; mix well. Add half the flour; then add milk mixture, mixing until flour is moistened. Add remaining flour by hand.
- 2. Turn out dough onto floured surface. Knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place dough in greased bowl; cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours. Divide dough into four parts. Roll each into a circle and brush with melted butter. Cut each circle into 16 wedges. Roll each piece into a crescent, starting at wide end. Place on baking sheet and freeze immediately.
- 3. When frozen, place in plastic freezer bags and seal. Store in the freezer for up to 4 weeks. To bake, place on greased baking sheets and cover; let rise until doubled, about 3-4 hours. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes. Yield: 64 rolls.
1 each: 128 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, trace fiber), 3g protein
Reviews for Frozen Crescent Rolls
"I make these for every holiday meal! My family loves them and they are so easy for me to make. I have found out that if you freeze them for more than a month, they don't rise very well."
"I halved the recipe and made the dough in my bread machine, I used butter for the shortening, my family really enjoyed these, I am making more now to stock up my freezer!"
"This is a very nice dough, easy work with. The taste is wonderful. I cut each wedge into 12 pieces to make a little bit larger roll."